Psalms 4:7

4:7 You make me happier

than those who have abundant grain and wine.

Psalms 145:15-16

145:15 Everything looks to you in anticipation,

and you provide them with food on a regular basis.

145:16 You open your hand,

and fill every living thing with the food they desire.

Psalms 147:8-9

147:8 He covers the sky with clouds,

provides the earth with rain,

and causes grass to grow on the hillsides.

147:9 He gives food to the animals,

and to the young ravens when they chirp.


tn Heb “you place joy in my heart.” Another option is to understand the perfect verbal form as indicating certitude, “you will make me happier.”

tn Heb “from (i.e., more than) the time (when) their grain and their wine are abundant.”

tn Heb “the eyes of all wait for you.”

tn Heb “and you give to them their food in its season” (see Ps 104:27).

tn Heb “[with what they] desire.”

tn Heb “the one who covers.”

tn Heb “hills.”

tn Heb “which cry out.”